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English Language Learners
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ESL & LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
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How Bilingualism Can Affect Your Brain ... Lumosity blog post of Feb. 11, 2013
"Speaking multiple languages may be an advantage in more ways than one: a new study suggests that bilinguals are speedier task-switchers than monolinguals."
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Spotlight ... on Common Core for ELLs ... May, 2013 (free download, but you will have to register for it)
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Language Acquisition vs. Language Learning ... Everything ESL
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Comprehensible Input and Output ... Everything ESL
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free webinar from Scientific Learning -- "applying proven research on how the brain learns"
Reading English as a Second Language: Some challenges and Solutions
This webinar will present information on English Language Learners and learning English as a second language. Dr. Mann will discuss the differences between English and other writing systems, the need for early immersion in English if English Language Learning is going to be optimal, the need for phoneme awareness (which transfers across languages) and phonological processing and the challenge of morphology.
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Everything ESL Information & research, teaching tips, resources, lesson plans, + MORE

don't_miss_this...finger_pointing.png ... Cybrary Man's ELL Page... Cybrary Man Educational Websites
....a collection of resources by an educator/author with over 30 years experience

#ellchat on Twitter -- Cybrary Man ....Monday 9 p.m. EDT; #ellchat on Facebook


The Power of Nonfiction: Using Informational Text to Support Literacy in Special Populations ... LEARN NC
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In this video, classroom footage and teacher interviews explore the benefits of teaching with informational text. Teachers discuss particular student populations that benefit from reading nonfiction, including exceptional children, English language learners, students with learning disabilities, and reluctant readers.



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